The Resource PostCapitalism : a guide to our future, Paul Mason

PostCapitalism : a guide to our future, Paul Mason

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PostCapitalism : a guide to our future
Title
PostCapitalism
Title remainder
a guide to our future
Statement of responsibility
Paul Mason
Title variation
Post capitalism
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Language
eng
Summary
"Over the past two centuries or so, capitalism has undergone profound changes--economic cycles that veer from boom to bust--from which it has always emerged transformed and strengthened. Surveying this turbulent history, Paul Mason's Postcapitalism argues that we are on the brink of a change so big and so profound that this time capitalism itself, the immensely complex system within which entire societies function, will mutate into something wholly new. At the heart of this change is information technology, a revolution that is driven by capitalism but, with its tendency to push the value of much of what we make toward zero, has the potential to destroy an economy based on markets, wages, and private ownership. Almost unnoticed, in the niches and hollows of the market system, swaths of economic life are beginning to move to a different rhythm. Vast numbers of people are changing how they behave and live, in ways contrary to the current system of state-backed corporate capitalism. And as the terrain changes, new paths open.In this bold and prophetic book, Mason shows how, from the ashes of the crisis, we have the chance to create a more socially just and sustainable economy. Although the dangers ahead are profound, he argues that there is cause for hope. This is the first time in human history in which, equipped with an understanding of what is happening around us, we can predict and shape the future"-- Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
NLE
Dewey number
303.4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HM831
LC item number
.M39265 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
PostCapitalism : a guide to our future, Paul Mason
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PostCapitalism : a guide to our future, Paul Mason
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-311) and index
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volume
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rdacarrier
Content category
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Content type MARC source
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  • rdacontent
Contents
Neoliberalism is broken -- Long waves, short memories -- Was Marx right? -- The long, disrupted wave -- The prophets of postcapitalism -- Towards the free machine -- Beautiful troublemakers -- On transitions -- The rational case for panic -- Project zero
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ocn919000747
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24 cm
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Extent
xxi, 339 pages
Isbn
9781846147388
Lccn
2014482248
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illustrations (black and white)
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